Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on February 7, 1975 · Page 2
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Friday, February 7, 1975
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The Idaho Free Press Tht News-Tribune, Friday, February 7,1975 -2 A STATEWIDE group dedicated lo the preservation and enhancement of the free enterprise held its Initial information and membership meeting Thursday in Nampa. The group is called the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry UACI). Among Die leaders of the organization are, from left: Leo Hodinc, president; John McMurray, membership committee cliairmaii; and Jim McClary, chairman of the 1ACI hoard, Bodine is a former executive with the National Association of Manufacturers, McMurray is a lioise insurance executive and McClary is chairman of the board of Morrisoii-Kmulscn Company. (Staff Photo I New business organization emphasizes free enterprise By Kick C'offman NAJIPA -- Idaho business and industry leaders, in an effort to seek more effective representation of Ihcir interests, have formed a group called the Idaho Associalion of Commerce 5i Industry (IACI). A board of directors, officers and various commillee chairmen have been selected and now (he group is touring the state seeking new members from all walks of Idaho business and commerce life. Their first slop was Thursday night al Ihe Thoroughbred Reslauranl at Karcher Mall where they gathered with 25 Caldwell and Nampa business leaders lo explain the organization and its goals. · IACI board chairman is Jim McClary, chairman of Ihe board 'of Morrison-Knudseh Company; membership chairman is John McMurray, an insurance executive from Boise; and president of Ihe group is Leo Bodine, former executive vice-president and secretary for the National Association of Manufacturers. The affair was hosted by Al Buratto, Idaho Meal Packers, and Jim Conrad, J.R, Simplot Company, bolh of Caldwell, and Phil Soulen, Weiser, president of the Idaho Sheepmen's Association. McClary, featured speaker of the evening, told the group thai the purpose of IACI "is the survival of the free en- lerprise system and to rebuild people's confidence in business. Right now we are in a lie for last wilh labor unions." McClary said that' 'business and free enterprise make this country go. Our high standard of living is a result of the free enterprise system and our country will rise or fall wilh it." The AI-K board chairman added that he is truly afraid for the survival of our way of life. "We have too many non- Off the wire Late news summaries World Escape plot frustrated DUBLIN (UPI)-The Irish Government said an escape plol was fruslraled today by the discovery of explosives and other equipment al Porllaoise jail where nine Irish Republican Army hunger strikers are held. Major offensive launched ADDIS ABABA (UPI)-Ethiopian soldiers spearheaded by elite paratroops have launched a major offensive to smash rebel forces surrounding Asmara and link up with a garrison 50 miles north of the city, battlefield reports said loday. Hational Explosion rocks TV station SAN FRANCISCO (UPf)-An explosion rocked a television station Thursday nighl, damaging a door but causing no injuries. The blasl went off aboul 10 minutes after the station, KRON-TV, received a bomb threat from a man who telephoned and said he was a member of the New World T jhprflH"n Frnnt Washington Lev! now attorney general WASHINGTON (UPD-Edward H. Lcvi look Ihe oalh as attorney general today, vowing along with President Ford lo provide a rebirth of the Department of Juslice in the aftermath of Watergate. New strip mining bill offered WASHINGTON (UPD-Presidcnt Ford, who rejected federal controls on slrip mining bill lasl December, has scnl Congress a new strip mining bill which he said would balance environmental concerns and energy needs. It contains 27 changes, eight considered critical. Ford's bill would charge 10 cents on all coal and allow the Agriculture Department to permit mining on national forest Isnrt in certain instances. producers and not enough doers. Currently 30 per cent of our ~ national budget goes lo people who do nothing. And it is projected that by Ihe year 2000 50 per cent of our gross national product will go lo non-producers." McClary outlined the rationale behind IACI noting "there is strength in unity." He added that (be government is being laken over by people "who don't know, understand or believe in the free enterprise system." He emphasized that IACI will give business and commerce a chance lo speak together with a common voice and the opportunity lo fuse many divergent groups such as cattlemen, sheepmen, builders, food processors, druggists ("anybody wholielicves in the free enterprise system") etc into " a large squeaky wheel that will get the grease.'' McMurray, in appealing to people to join the group, noted that they all have three things in common. First, a desire lo have business succeed with a reasonable profit. Second, create a balance between the ccologists and business interests for the common good of the people. And Ihird, preserve and sustain the free enlerprise system as funded by the profit system. The man charged wilh direcling IACI into a viable organization is Bodine, its president. He is a native Idahoan and as Idaho Jaycee president came up with the "Keep Idaho Green" slogan seen so often throughout the state. More recently be has been in Washington, D.C. where he was an executive with the National Association of Manufacturers. According to McMurray, "he has been a success al everything." Bodine believes there is a great need for IACI and its success. "There is a struggle ahead between the growth and no-growth forces. The quality of life isn't dependent on no growth. Idaho is a good place lo be because we have had practical growth. "If we give up the fight to forces who oppose profit and free enlerprise, we are really in trouble. There are problems ahead but don't despair. The state of Idaho needs IACI." The Nampa meeting was the firsl of seven such membership and information dinners planned throughout Ihe stale. Others arc scheduled for Twin Falls, Pocalello, Idaho Falls, Lewislon, Coeur d'Alene and Boise. The committee organizational chart shows groups in categories including such things as industrial relations, education, public affairs, Ihe environment, public relations, industrial, commercial, food processing, retail and natural resources. Tax relief bills on House floor By Richard Churnock BOISB (UPI) - House tax- writers take S12.4 million in temporary lax relief lo floor debate loday, armed with the news Ihe general fund surplus may be $5 million-SlO million more than anticipated earlier. One bill would increase the grocery credit on 1974 stale income taxes to $20 from $15, and the oilier provide a 10 per cent credit on 1974 state income taxes. Bolh would be financed wilh this year's general fund surplus --earlier estimated al $22.2 million. Republicans caucused on (he iwo proposals, but Chairman Elaine Kcarnes, R-Idaho Kails, said Ihcy reached no consensus in Ihe closed door meeting. "We're just going to let them run and sec what happens," she said. But she said when the caucus learned of Ihe increased surplus projection, some Republicans began taking a closer look at the governor's proposal to spend it on roads and buildings. Democrals planned to attack Ibe lax relief proposals in today's debate on grounds it would wreck the governor's program lo build roads and public works and help the economy. Gov. Cecil D. Andrus asked that SIO million rif tho snrnliis be put into road-builuing lo keep the program on schedule, and provide $5.8 million in matching money to wipe out some longstanding bolllenecks. A budget presented Ihe legislature for next year by the Transportation Board is $4.2 million short of revenue. Anrirus' plan would make this up from the surplus. The House Transporlalion Committee introduced a bill lo dump $4.2 million of surplus funds into Ihe road program, bul Uvice balked on a 6-6 lie vole al spending $10 million of the surplus on roads. It also talked of, but took no action tosvard, a plan to divert sales tax revenue from (he sale of motor vehicles to roads. Elsewhere on Ihe legislative scene: --The House completed legislative action 45-24 on a bill to put Idaho back on daylight saving time Ihe fourth Sunday in February, instead of the fourth Sunday in April. -A bill lo let the Board of Examiners instead of (he legislature scl Ihe maximum mileage and food allowances for Iravellng state employes lost 2940 on the house floor. / --Those who want to rescind . Idaho's ratification of (he Equal Rights Amcndmcnl forced Ihe House lo prinl a controversial rrsftltilion lo do lusl thai. Valley weather B01SE-A winter storm watch continues over Northern Idaho today. Moist and fairly mild Pacific air is streaming over Idaho, causing cloudy skies over the entire stale. As the warmer air rides up over I he much colder arlic air over North Idaho, heavy snow is falling. Several locations have reported snowfalls of one inch per hour. A traveler's advisory also continues in effect over Southeastern Idaho, as strong gusty surface winds are whipping Ihe snow into a white fury, causing surface travel (o be hazardous. Light, freezing rain is also falling, adding to the problems. Temperatures over Ihe stale last night ranged from isolated pockets of sub-zero readings to near 30 elsewhere. Stanley again was the coldest spot in Ihe state with 12 below zero. Snow should continue until Saturday aflernoon and then skies should slowly clear. The Idaho exlended outlook Sunday through Tuesday calls for much colder temperatures and scattered light snow showers. Pay hike issue stalls budget BOISE (UPI) - Legislative budget drafters jumped on (he leadership today to come up with guidance on how much of a pay increase stale employes will receive. The co-chairmen of the Joint F i n a n c e - A p p r o p r i a t i o n s Committee were directed to meel with the leadership and inform them thai setting of the budgets -was grinding to a standstill because of the failure of the legislature to give guidance. The question of how much of an increase state employes would receive was bogged down in the Senate. Democrats and Republicans in the Senate have been unable to reach a compromise over the pay question. Three resolutions dealing with the matter have been introduced. The Democrats want the governor's 7.5 per cent recommendation while Republicans have proposed two suggestions--a 5 per cent hike and a two-level boost which gives 7.5 per cent to employes at the bottom of the scale and 4 per cent to those at the top. Although Ihe joint committee voted lo have the co-chairmen prod the leadership, there were some members who felt that the committee should forget about guidance from the legislature and come up with its own figure. Sen. John Peave'y, R-Ruperl, questioned the "collective wisdom" of the leadership in determining the salaries. He suggested that the joint committee set the figure because "this IE where Ihe expertise is." Co-chairman Richard High, R-Twin Falls, said t h a t it might have been a good idea two weeks ago but "it's too late now." High said the committee already had asked Ihe legislature to give it guidance in regard to the pay boost for state em- ployes. "It's wrong to start back watering now," said the other cochairman, Rep. William Roberts, R-Buhl, "It would only make Ihe situation worse than it is now." Roberts said, "this time we want the legislature to set the ground rules." Rep. Joe Wagner, D-I,ewiston, suggested lhat the committee recess until "Ihe leadership can settle its argument over the salaries. Seven face drug charge BOISE (UPI) - Federal, slate and local narcotics officers have culminated a month-long investigation with Ihe arrest of seven persons and confiscation of heroin valued al nearly Sio.ono. Authorities arrested Ranjit Singh Dhillon, 22, and Irving Frank Tomkins, 20, both of San Rafael,Calif.;Thomas M. Kirk, 3-1, Boise, and Monte Brydcn, 21, f)oise, on charges of possession of lieroin. They arrested Mike Bowers, 24, and .Janice Wuvtzn 22, both Boise, on charges of delivery of heroin, and Marelce Price, 24, Boise, on a charge of possession of heroin. Magistrate G.D. Carey scl Bowers' bond at $5,000 and the others nt $2,500 each. The while amiir fish, commonly called the grass carp, w h i c h can tfrow lo 100 pounds, cats its awn weight in vegetation daily. Youth injured in crash CALDWELL-A Nampa youth, Gregory Lee Whither, 22, Route 7 Box 7245, was reported in critical condition this morning in the intensive care unit al Mercy Medical Center where he is being treated for injuries received in a collision Thursday morning. Winlher was driving a 1974 Ford Bronco van which collided with a 1973 Vega at Midland Boulevard and Dooley Lane aboul 10 a.m. The other driver was Doroihy Elizabeth Vauk, 55, 111 Palmer Drive, Nampa, who received only minor lacerations. A Canyon County deputy, who said the accident remains under invesligation, reported that Ms. Vauk informed him she stopped at the stop sign on Dooley Lane, (hen turned left onto Midland when Ihe Bronco crested the hill at her left. Wintber veered to Ihe left in an attempt lo avoid Ihe collision, but struck Ihe Vega broadside. The impact knocked the Vega into a ditch and the Bronco flipped over and landed upside down on top of the Vega. Damages were estimated at approximately $1,000 lo the Vega, and "exlensive" to the Bronco. Investigation is continuing, according to Deputy J.L.Huffer, who added there were no witnesses to the accident. Armed man robs station CALDWELL-A ski-masked bandit wilh a gun robbed the the Stinker Service Station, 704 Cleveland Blvd., Thursday night, taking off wilh $25 handed him by the clerk. Terresa Wambolt, Stinker Station clerk, told city police thai as she was in (he process of closing at 10:59 p.m., a man pointed a gun at her, saying, "give me the money." She said she handed him a $5 bill, telling him '[hat's all there is." He then ordered her "give me Ihe rest" pointing towards the safe, and as she handed him twenty one-dollar bilk, he look off towards the alley on the east side of. the building. . ·' ' ' He'was described'as naV'i'n'g small features showing through Ihe navy blue open-faced ski mask, aboul 5 feet 2 to 5 feet 4 and weighing 125 to 135 pounds. He spoke wilh a Spanish accenl, was brandishing a chrome or stainless steel weapon wilh a four inch barrel, and wearing a greyish-green cloth type jacket. Wife is held after stabbing BOISE (UPI) - Wanda Keelon 44, Boise, was held wilhout bond in (he Ada County jail today on first-degree murder charges in (he stabbing death of John A. Adamson, 37, Boise, al her home. When police answered a disturbance call at the Keeton residence Wednesday they found Adamson dead on a couch in the living room. Officers said il appeared Adamson had been slabbed in Ihe hearl ivilh a kitchen knife. Obituaries [Noon Stock Quotations STOCK QUOTATIONS FURNISHED THROUGH' EDWARD D.JONES AND COMPANY OF CALDWELL DOW JONES AVERAGES NOON Industrials 707.84-6.33 Transportation 156.67-1.19 Utilities 80.97-.83 Composite 226.04 . LISTED STOCKS Albcrlsons 141,5, American Telephone 49'* Bclhlchcm 3014 Boeing 15^ Boise Cascade 135,, Chrysler 95;, Champion Home Builders y: t Exxon 731.4 Fleetwood nij, General Electric sgij, Idaho Power 2G 3 « 195% 34 211, 15.;, Kennecotl Kit Morrison Knudscn Occidental Petroleum Philips Petroleum 39 RCA u'i Senrs 591, St. Oil of California MSJ Union Oil 35 Union Pacific G4(4 Weslinghouso n^ Winncbago 41^ LOCAL OVER THE COUNTER QUOTES BID ASK First Security Ban'* 32Vj 33Vj Id.i, First Nat. B. 33 35 Intcrmountaln Gas |2V« 12^ MUTUAL FUNDS Co). Inc. F. g.n 8,36 Inv. Co. of America 10/11 11,38 Key.D-lBonFd 7.17 7,86 Pulnam Growth 8.01 8.78 Pulnam Inves. F. fi.25 6J3 Ze/o F. White MERIDIAN-Zeta E. White, 90, of Meridian, died this morning at her home, Services are pending at Robison Chapel of the Chimes, Meridian. Hardy Fine NAMPA -- Services for Hardy Fine, 58,1715 W. Flamingo, who died Tuesday night at his home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday al Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, by the Rev. Ernest Wilson of the United Melhodisl Church. Cremation will follow. Mr. Fine was born on Nov. 8, 1916, in Pomona, Mo,, where he was reared and educated. He enlisted in the Marine Corps and served several years, receiving his discharge in 1940. He worked at the Civilian Conservation Corps camp at McCall for a lime before beginning work with Union Pacific Railroad in 1940 as a conductor. He married Edith L. Hill on April 20, 1948, in Adrian, Ore., and they lived in Glenns Ferry until he retired from 'the railroad in 1964. The couple then moved to Caldwell, where they lived until moving to Nampa last July. He was a member of the United .Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, of Nampa; a son, Steven Wayne, Caldwell; a stepdaughter, Judith Lundquist, Nampa; four brothers, Cecil, Cody, Wyo., Eddie, West Plains, Mo., Ray, Willow Springs, Mo., and Roy Fine, Kansas City, Mo.; a sister, Flossye Russell, West Plains; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers. Friends may call at (he Caldwell Klahiff Chapel from noon to 8 p.m. on Sunday and Monday morning. Memorials may be made lo the Nampa United Methodist Church. Edgar L Boatman C A L D W E L L - E d g a r L. Boatman, 67, 523Vi Fillmore, died Thursday al a Caldwell hospital. Services are pending at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Billy Sewell Jr. MARSING -- Services for Billy 1 Cilrtis Sewell-Jr.; 25, of Marsing, who died Thursday at his home, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, by Delbert Cunningham of the Followers of Clirist Church. Interment will be at Knowlton Heights Cemetery. He was born on Aug. 13, 1949, in Perrylon, Tex., and came to Idaho with his parents when he was 14. He since had lived in the Marsing 'area. He married Diane Berends on April 12,1968. He had been employed the past three years al Sevy Dairy Farms. He was a member of the Followers of Christ Church. Surviving are his. wife, of Marsing; (hree sons, Jeffery, Randy and Terry Sewell, all of Marsing; his parents, Edith Sewell of Boise and Billy C Sewell Sr. of Monroe, Utah; four sisters, Brenda Milburn, Nampa, Treva Womack and Glenda Berends, both of Caldwell, and Tommie Joe Sewell, Boise; and a number -jf uncles, aunts and cousins. James R. Gibson NAMPA--Funeral services for James R. Gibson, 75, of 625 King Road, who died at a Nampa nursing home Thursday following an extended illness, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday al the Alsip Funeral Chapel. Dr. James 0. York Sr,, pastor of the Nampa First Christian Church will officiate. Inlerment will follow al Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Mr. Gibson was born May 17 1899, al Topeka, Kan,, and was reared at Bushong, Kan. He was adopted by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gibson who reared him. fie lived at Bushong, Kan. from age 5 until he was 27. In 1926 he moved to California where he was employed as a trapper for the California Fish and Wildlife Department. He retired in 1963 and came to Nampa lo make his home wilh his brolher William E. Miller. He was baptized into the Christian Church in Topeka Kan. ' Mr. Gibson is survived by one brother, William E. Miller N a m p a ; and by numerous nieces and nephews. IF YOU HAVE SOUTH* TO SELL SEEKS CALDWELL AUCTION 4MJt.Ctml.nd DIAL 454-1532 We Will Pick Up A. B. Senop/owsfcy BOlSE-Privale services for Andreiv B. Schaplowsky, 77, of Boise, who died Monday al a Boise hospilal, were condu'cled Thursday aflernoon at Dry Creek Cemetery by the Rev. James H. Davis of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church. He was born on June 3,1897, in Kansas. He earned his master's degree in education from the University of Idaho and laughf high school in Franklin, Nezperce, Fruitland and Homedale. Among survivors is. a daughter, Frances Baker,: of Homedale. His wife died in 1%2. Memorials may be given lo a favorite charity. James H, Babcoek CALDWELL - James .'-H. Babcoek, 78, 2120 Cherry, died Wednesday at his home. Services are pending at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Grace Paradise , OWYHEE, Nev. - Graveside services for Grace Paradisej 88, of Owyhee, who died Wednesday morning in a Homedale nursing home, will be conducted Saturday afternoon, at the John Paradise Cemetery in Owyhee. Homedale's Flahiff Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. ;, Mrs. Paradise was born..on April 16, 1886, in Batlle Mo'gn- tain, Nev., and married John Paradise in 1906 al \yin- nemucca, Nev. The couple worked on ranches in .the Winnemucca, Battle Mountain and Elko, Nev., areas, and later operated their own ranch Owyhee. ''; She is survived by six spits, Frank, Tom, Charles, Henry, Harry and John Paradise Jr.J'jill of Owyhee; 12 grandchildren ' and 33 great-grandchildren. Her husband died in June, 1973, and two daughters also preceded her, in death. . '·'". MarshaS. Harris: FRUITLAND - Services 'for Marsha Sue Harris, 27, of Fort Knox, Ky., formerly of Nampa and Fruitland, who died Thursday at a Kentucky hospital after a short illness,., will, .be coriductejl,,? .'.p.m.'i' Monday at the" Episcopal',! Church of the Ascension, T\yjn '·' Falls, by the Rev. Albert Allen.; Interment will be at Sunsef/ Memorial Park. Friends may'"' 1 call al White Mortuary, Twin Falls, on Sunday evening an,d V until noon Monday. .'.!;'! She was born on Sept. 22,1947-, "i in Nampa, and spent most of her.;' life in Fruilland, where she!! graduated from high school. She/' 1 married Capl. Fred Harris''on . Aug. 22, 1965, in Ontario. She" ' was a member of the Episcopal''' Church. ; '.' ' ; Surviving are' her husband' 1 . 4 and two daughlers, Michelle ancV : ' and her grandfather, Willis 1 '-' Sallee, Twin Falls. ".","''.' B-C income -, hits record l BOISE (UPI) - The Bp^e Cascade Corp. has reporledvin- come before an extraordinary gain in 1974 was a record $103,000 or $3.5J per share. '; \ The 1973 income before an extraordinary gain was $90,250,000 of $2.89 per share. · ·:, Sales in 1074 wore $1,453,550,000 as compared to $1,324,420,000 the year before. Sales in the fourth quarter of 1974 were $333,890,000 compared with $333,740,000 in the same quarter of 1973. OPEN TILL 9 HSR BLOCK KNOWS ABOUT INCOME TAX LET US HELP YOU THIS YEAR! 'HE INCOME TAX PEQPU

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